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Family Development Specialist - Now Hiring 

Description

This position is responsible for the licensing of foster parents as well as adoptive parents near our Dayton division.

This will be accomplished through the following:

  • Pursue all inquiries of interest from parties interested in becoming foster parents.
  • Perform a home study of prospective foster parent(s) and their home environment according to SAFY policy and specific requirements of the state.
  • Organize and schedule the foster/adoptive parent(s) Pre-service training program. This includes, arranging presenters, locating and scheduling meeting sites, and notifying attendees.
  • Conduct the orientation training sessions and assure that the content and required number of training hours is provided according to SAFY policy and state regulations.
  • Complete all elements of the licensing process for each parent/home that successfully completes all phases of training, within 90 days.
  • Complete the re-certification of foster homes in a timely manner according to licensing regulations.
  • Be in compliance with monthly and quarterly requirements as defined annually by QI plan.
 
Position Requirements

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in the field of social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, or child & family studies is required

Licensure Requirements:

  • LSW or LPC is required

Experience Requirements:

  • Three years experience in social work is required

Skill Set:               

  • Strong organizational skills to prioritize workload
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Demonstrated skill of writing home studies, etc.
  • Operate a computer in regards to Microsoft Office and agency database system
  • Effective ability to present training curriculum
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Ohio - Dayton  
About the Organization Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth (SAFY) is a leading national nonprofit organization headquartered in Ohio providing a full continuum of services for youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Founded in 1984, SAFY's programs are nationally-recognized in 30 offices across nine states including Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, South Carolina, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado and Nevada.

SAFY offers a broad range of programming from early intervention and prevention, home-based or community-based interventions, out-of-home placements, reunification and aftercare services for more than 4,300 difficult-to-place dependent children and children at risk. SAFY's comprehensive services include treatment foster care, adoption, emergency and runaway services, mental health services, in-home services, independent living, developmental disability services, juvenile offender programs, aftercare, special medical services and teen parent programs.
 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://safy.appone.com



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